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Laying Rubber – SCT Drag Racing Body Guide

If you wanted anymore proof that no prep SCT drag racing is one of the hottest segments of the hobby, look no further than the constant stream of kickass body releases from aftermarket companies. Take last week for example- the legendary Buick Grand National made a huge splash by way of JConcepts. Whether it’s from Pro-Line, JConcepts or a small batch [...]

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Laying Rubber – Drag Slicks

This week in Laying Rubber it’s time to finally give the Traxxas Bandit some drag racing flavor. Yeah, the wheelie bar is cool, but it needs some meats on the back! I went with JConcepts Tactic Street Eliminator Wheels and Hotties Tires. Green compound rears and gold fronts, specifically. As you can see in the pic above, those rear SCT-sized Hotties are [...]

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Laying Rubber – Adding a Wheelie Bar

After some test hits as a stock buggy last week, my Traxxas Bandit is now beginning the conversion from buggy to drag car. First up is going to be a wheelie bar. As my experience from last week showed me, a wheelie bar is an absolute must. Even in stock form the Bandit doesn’t want to keep the front end down [...]

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Laying Rubber – Run Bandit Run

Last week I announced I was taking my first steps in to the world of no prep r/c drag racing with a bone stock Traxxas Bandit VXL and would be using this new “Laying Rubber” column to document the process. No more talk- now it’s time to start! As you can see from the pics here, the Bandit VXL is very [...]

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Laying Rubber – New No Prep Drag Racing Column

Hey guys, it’s ya boy Doug. Regular BSRC readers will know me as “the monster truck guy” that writes the weekly Monster Truck Madness column. Don’t worry, that isn’t changing. What IS changing is that I am now going to be writing a semi-regular r/c drag racing column that chronicles my slow descent into THIS kind of madness as well! I’m [...]

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